Pablo Sandoval reaches multiyear deal with Red Sox
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- Kung Fu Panda is moving to Boston....
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Iran nuclear talks stumble, extended until July
VIENNA (AP) -- A yearlong effort to seal a nuclear deal with Iran fizzled Monday, leaving the U.S. and its allies little choice but to declare a seven-month extension in hopes that a new deadline will be enough to achieve what a decade of negotiations have failed to do - limit Tehran's ability to make a nuclear weapon....
The US-Iran differences that blocked a nuke deal
VIENNA (AP) -- Renewed failure by Iran and the U.S. to reach a nuclear agreement by a Monday deadline reflects the difficulties each side has with crossing red lines they brought with them to the negotiating table....
Israel resumes razing homes to punish attackers
JERUSALEM (AP) -- Enas Shalodi, a Palestinian mother of six, has been severely punished by Israel for something she didn't do....
Philly leaders hope to close 2016 DNC convention
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Mayor Michael Nutter says "the road to the White House leads right through the city of Philadelphia" for Democratic hopefuls....
Mural of officer killed by Abu-Jamal dedicated
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- More than three decades after Officer Daniel Faulkner was gunned down on a city street by Mumia Abu-Jamal, officials on Monday unveiled a mural memorializing the officer at the police district headquarters to which he was assigned....
Ex-Steelers player eyes Pennsylvania high court
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- A Pittsburgh judge who spent more than a decade playing cornerback for the Steelers said Monday he will be a candidate for the Pennsylvania Supreme Court next year....
Judge gives UPMC wage protesters community service
PITTSBURGH (AP) -- Twenty-eight protesters arrested in July during a demonstration for a labor union and higher employee wages at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center have been sentenced to community service....
Unknown rookie Harris now backup plan for Steelers
PITTSBURGH (AP) -- Josh Harris spent three days in May expecting the phone to ring with an NFL executive on the other end telling the former Wake Forest running back he'd been drafted....
University president quits amid rape remark furor
LINCOLN UNIVERSITY, Pa. (AP) -- The embattled president of a historically black university in Philadelphia's suburbs quit Monday, ending a tumultuous semester of sharp criticism and administrative introspection following remarks in which upset parents said he appeared to be blaming women for rape....
Woman, 63, hit, killed on I-95 near Philadelphia
CHESTER, Pa. (AP) -- Police say a 63-year-old woman was killed and two people were seriously injured when a bakery delivery truck struck them on a Philadelphia-area highway....
Catholic officials see pope visit as a rebirth
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Philadelphia's archbishop said Monday that hosting Pope Francis in the city next year during his first U.S. visit as pontiff could foster a "rebirth" for an archdiocese that has struggled with financial problems and sex abuse scandals during the last decade....
Man drowns trying to pull boy, 9, from Pa. stream
SCRANTON, Pa. (AP) -- Firefighters say a man drowned while trying to save a 9-year-old boy from an icy northeastern Pennsylvania stream....
US Steel to build new headquarters in Pittsburgh
PITTSBURGH (AP) -- United States Steel Corp. announced Monday it will build its new world headquarters in Pittsburgh as part of the ongoing redevelopment of the former Civic Arena site by the NHL's Penguins....
The Democratic-controlled Senate last week voted 59-41 to reject construction of the Keystone XL Pipeline, one vote shy of passing the legislation. President Barack Obama is expected to veto any repeat effort next year when Republicans take over the Senate and would have the votes to push the project forward. The President is under pressure from two opposing sides. Pro-oil Democrats and some unions want him to approve the pipeline. But conservation and environmental groups, mostly, want him to reject it.
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